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NEW Hyundai at PlantworX!

Hyundai Construction Equipment Europe (HCEE) is returning to PlantworX (11-13 June East of England Arena, Peterborough) and will show eight machines, including two new models, on the company’s 1,440 m² stand – which is located in the ‘dig zone’ area H15 – H16. With a 576 m² demo area, the HCEE stand offers an invaluable experience for everybody working in the construction sector. PlantworX will see the UK launch of the new HX220AL 22-tonne, crawler excavator with Stage V engine, which will be available for testing in the demo area…

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EJ Civils Praise Hyundai!

E J Civils is a groundworks company based in Lincolnshire – the company’s main source of business is groundworks for major housebuilding company Taylor Wimpey, alongside other leading developers, located in the Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire areas. “All of our work is ‘word of mouth’ and we are very fortunate to have such a good working relationship with Taylor Wimpey – who we do the majority of our work for,” says Kevin Walsh Managing Director of EJ Civils. The company has a fleet of 20-machines ranging from three to 22 tonnes.…

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NEW Scottish Dealer for Hyundai!

Hyundai is pleased to announce that Agritrac Exports has been appointed as the new Hyundai Construction Equipment dealer for Scotland as of January 2019. “As part of HRN Tractors, Agritrac offers a well established network of depots across Scotland which will offer our Hyundai customers the very highest levels of service, parts and sales provision,” says Hyundai’s Regional Sales Manager for UK and Ireland, Tony Reeves. Agritrac, which is part of agricultural machinery supplier HRN Tractors, boasts seven depots across the Scottish region and employ 35 service technicians to support…

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Tough as old Boots!

Brace Civil Engineering was initially a plant hire business although historically their background was in civil engineering. In recent years they have focused on the civil engineering sector and water and waste water engineering, supplying and installing sewerage treatment plants and associated underground water mains. “Our first involvement with Hyundai was following the demise of a local plant dealer we had dealt with previously, which meant we became more involved with Ernest Doe with whom we had always had a good relationship with for many years previously anyway,” says Chris…

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Two Piece Hyundai

Hyundai Construction Equipment launches the two-piece boom version of the new HX130 LCR, the third compact-radius excavator model in the company’s HX series product line. The 13-ton machine is also available in a second standard configuration, the HX130 LCRD, which includes a dozer blade. This two-piece boom version enables the excavator to work with a bigger reach, while maintaining the possibilities of a reduced front swing. It comes with the boom articulation mounted to the underside of the standard boom; a solution ensuring effective protection against soiling and damage. This…

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Hyundai at Sea

Over 800 Hyundai construction machines came into the UK last year All manufactured at Hyundai’s factory in South Korea – they begin their 5,676 mile journey across the sea – from the South Korean Port of Ulsan to the UK’s Tilbury Docks in the heart of Essex. The most recent ship to make the journey was the Tosca, owned by Wallenius Wilhelmsen, and chartered by Eukor Car Carriers, based in Seoul in South Korea. The ship weighs in at a whopping one hundred thousand tonnes and has the capacity to…

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Heavy Duty Hyundai

Hyundai has recently launched a brand new heavy duty wheeled loader – the HL960 HD. This new addition to the Hyundai range offers the very best in wheeled loader technology, and has been designed with the waste handling and recycling industries in mind, which are experiencing a high growth rate in Europe and North America. The new HL960 HD has an operating weight of 19,300 kg and at the heart of the new machine is the very latest Stage IV Cummins QSB6.7 electronically controlled diesel engine with a net power…

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High Walking Hyundai

Essex based, Kingwell Holdings, headed up by founder and Managing Director, Justin Kingwell, have become renowned as a highly specialised forestry and site clearance firm, having worked on a wide variety of large contracts across the UK. The company runs some impressive specialised kit including AHWI tracked mulchers. In terms of excavators the company has run a number of different makes over the years including Kobelco, Doosan and Hitachi, but in more recent times they have turned to Hyundai. “I was on the lookout for a 20 tonne Kobelco machine…

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Hyundai Fit for Forestry

W L Straughan & Son is a family run business, headed up by Phil and Denise Straughan, based in Bedlington, South East Northumberland. Established for over 30-years, and employing 45 people, the company specialises in a wide range of services including site clearance, environmental projects and forestry work. Gary Miller is WL Straughan’s project manager and is responsible for the day to day running of the business and works alongside general manager Danny Straughan. “We do a lot of site clearance work which is one of the main reasons we…

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Mercian turn to Hyundai

Mercian Skip Hire, based at Kings Norton on the outskirts of Birmingham are said to be one of the fastest growing skip hire businesses in the West Midlands and have been trading for over 12 years. In recent years the company has invested heavily in new trucks and plant & machinery to keep the business at the top of its game, enabling them to offer the most reliable service to its customers, many of which are blue chip national companies.   Historically in the past Mercian had used competitors’ excavators…

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